The Caramel Cake Concoction without a Name

Invention of a new recipe for the Wednesday morning tea platter. What to call this? Not really sure Caramel Custard Cake with Peaches maybe?

It was inspired by the fact that I found a super special of Top n Fill caramel. I’ve never used it before but thought it might be good to experiment with. (It was so delicious when I sampled it that it was lucky to find its way into the cake.)

So here’s how it went.

There’s a layer of chocolate caramel sponge, topped with caramel custard and then whipped cream.

I’m so pleased we preserved a large number of yellow clingstone peaches last summer. A jar of these was drained and roughly diced and sprinkled over the cream, adding a note of slight acidity to break the sweetness of the custard.

To match the first layer, a generous sprinkling of tiny chocolate twirls and shavings to finish the cake.

Happy to say it was well received at the morning tea. (Apologies if the photos are a bit blurry, as they are on my screen. Really MUST do something about getting a new camera!!)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s